Sheikh Salman retains place at helm of Asian football

FILE PHOTO: FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa of Bahrain makes a speech during the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa was re-elected unopposed to the position as president of the Asian Football Confederation on Saturday after the regional body’s congress confirmed a new four-year term for the Bahraini by acclamation. The 53-year-old, who was not present at the meeting due to the death of his […]

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